Church of St Andrew, Main Street, Owston and Newbold - Harborough

St Andrew's church includes the remains of the former Augustinian Priory at Owston. The fabric is C13 or earlier with some C14 and Perpendicular features. Conservatively restored in 1861. Though in fair order generally, there are areas of repair and repointing needed to the stonework of the tower, north aisle, nave and chancel. The spire stonework is split in places, possibly due to rusting iron cramps. Some rainwater goods are defective, causing damage to the stonework below. Grant funding options to address these defects are being explored.

Church of St Andrew, Main Street, Owston and Newbold - Harborough
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1074871
  • Local Planning Authority: Harborough
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Andrew
  • Street Name: Main Street
  • County: Leicestershire
  • District / Borough: Harborough
  • Parish: Owston and Newbold
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Rutland and Melton
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, SM, CA

Contact Details

Ben Robinson 01480 412107

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England